Monday, May 14, 2012

NFB of Kentucky 2012 National Convention Financial Assistance Info

Dear Colleagues: Please distribute the Financial Assistance application to all chapter and division membership! Individuals who are attending their first National Convention are eligible to be considered for financial assistance. The deadline to submit applications is May 28, 2012. Please see the application below and also attached for your distribution convenience. Sincerely, John Glisson NFBK Financial Assistance 2012 National Convention Saturday, June 30—Thursday, July 5, 2012 Hilton Anatole Hotel 2201 North Stemmons Freeway Dallas, Texas 75207 Reservations: Call (214) 761-7500. ***The NFBK Board of Directors do expect those awarded financial assistance to ‘PRE-REGISTER’! Pre-registration is now open. To pre-register online visit To pre-register through the mail, please use the pre-registration mail-in form (PDF). When purchased online or through the mail by May 31st, the pre-registration fee for convention is $25 ($30 on-site), the cost of a banquet ticket is $50 ($60 on-site), and the cost of the BBQ is $40 ($45 on-site). Hotel Rates: For the 2012 convention they are singles and doubles, $63; for triples and quads, $68. In addition to the room rates there will be a tax, which at present is 15 percent. No charge will be made for children under sixteen in the room with parents as long as no extra bed is requested. Please note that the hotel is a no-smoking facility. Name: Address: City: State: Zip: Phone: E-Mail: Are you a member of NFBK? (Please identify Chapter, Division, etc.) Is this your first National Convention? Are you a scholarship applicant? Have you received NFBK financial assistance to attend a National Convention before (excluding conventions held in Louisville)? *NFBK plans to award financial assistance up to $300.00 based on the need of the individual attending a NFB National Convention for the first time. The NFBK State Board requires you to remain in General Sessions throughout the day, to attend the Banquet and other meetings and seminars pertinent to your NFBK membership interests and responsibilities, such as those regarding the Parents Division, Student Division, Merchant Division, Technology Assistance Division, etc. NFBK promotes self-reliance and responsibility! Application DEADLINE: Have this application completed and submitted to Tonia Gatton no later thanMay 28, 2012. E-Mail is preferrable but if not applicable, call for a directive. *Tonia Gatton at 502-594-2810 or by e-mail at

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